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Putting a Shoulder Back in Place: Traction-Countertraction
Putting a Shoulder Back in Place: Traction-Countertraction
Putting a Shoulder Back in Place: Traction-Countertraction

The person lies down on an immobile surface. One practitioner pulls on a folded sheet wrapped around the person's chest to hold the person still as another practitioner pulls the affected arm down and out. The technique is called traction-countertraction.

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Shoulder Dislocation